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Agnew Inquiry #467153

NBC Evening News for Monday, Oct 01, 1973
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(Studio) "Newsweek" reports Justice Department tried to make deal with Agnew with regard to MD kickback allegations. Justice Department deal outlined. Agnew lashes at Justice Department in speech to Republican women's conference
REPORTER: John Chancellor

(Los Angeles, California) [AGNEW - severely criticizes Justice Department probe into kickback allegations, especially news leaks and federal prosecutor in case.] Agnew recs. enthusiastic reception. Agnew spends rest of wkend. relaxing.
REPORTER: Catherine Mackin

(Studio) Different versions probed with regard to news leaks allegedly involving Henry Petersen.
REPORTER: John Chancellor

(DC) Petersen refuses comment. Justice Department officials believe Agnew's lawyer spread news leaks to gain sympathy.
REPORTER: Carl Stern

(White House) Attorney General Elliot Richardson insists Petersen not leak source. President press secretary Gerald Warren recaps Nixon's statements re: Agnew probe.
REPORTER: Tom Brokaw

Brokaw, Tom;
Chancellor, John;
Mackin, Catherine;
Stern, Carl

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